Environment

Chicago's New Mayor to End Water Shutoffs

Chicago’s New Mayor to End Water Shutoffs

May 22, 2019

The move will help tens of thousands who are struggling with rapidly increasing bills, but there is still work to be done to make Chicago’s water affordable, says organizer Jenya Polozova    

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

May 15, 2019

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents

History Repeats Itself as Corporations Join Big Green to Craft Market-Based Climate Plan

History Repeats Itself as Corporations Join Big Green to Craft Market-Based Climate Plan

May 15, 2019

A decade ago, corporations teamed up with environmental groups to create the US Climate Action Partnership. Now they’ve formed the CEO Climate Dialogue, which again will push market-based solutions to the climate crisis.

AOC & Bernie Join Sunrise Movement in DC Town Hall

AOC & Bernie Join Sunrise Movement in DC Town Hall

May 14, 2019

At the town hall, the Sunrise Movement launched the next phase of their Green New Deal campaign: making three demands of Democratic presidential contenders

Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'Exterminator of the Future'

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: ‘Exterminator of the Future’

May 14, 2019

Alexander Zaitchik discusses the environmental policies of Brazilian president’s first four months in office as former Brazilian Ministers of Environment warn about how he is undoing decades of environmental protection

Can We Reach 100% Renewable Energy?

Can We Reach 100% Renewable Energy?

May 13, 2019

Movements pushing for 100% renewables are gaining momentum. Stanford’s Mark Z. Jacobson says we have the technology to get there

How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

May 12, 2019

The climate change crisis is real: more powerful storms, droughts, floods, and rising sea levels. However, mainstream media continues to ignore the crisis. A TRNN documentary on the lack of coverage

One Million Species Face Extinction, UN Report Finds

One Million Species Face Extinction, UN Report Finds

May 7, 2019

Industrial agriculture and the climate crisis are responsible for this ecological collapse, but it’s not too late for transformative change, says Scott Edwards of Food and Water Watch

Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth Leaves Devastation in its Wake

Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth Leaves Devastation in its Wake

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May 5, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth tore over the island of Ibo in northern Mozambique with a fury that left little standing in its wake. DW’s Adrian Kriesch accompanied an aid flight to the island and found suffering and desperation with no clear path forward

Climate Movements Must Be as International as the Oil Industry

Climate Movements Must Be as International as the Oil Industry

May 5, 2019

“Gasland” director and author Josh Fox says environmental movements should counter industry opposition with global solidarity